Temperance (from a series of The Virtues, seventh of seven plates)
Bartsch 270; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 276; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)
Platemark: 21.8 × 14.4 cm (8 9/16 × 5 11/16 in.) Sheet: 22.1 × 14.6 cm (8 11/16 × 5 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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In plate, within image, lower left: 7; in margin below image: Temperies rerum, Veneris, Bacchiq,/Arx vitæ, et columen mentis, ego una uocor.
Watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's mark in black ink: FE [with crown above; Franz Josef von Enzenberg; Lugt 845]; collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; faded MFA Parker stamp (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 7339
Franz Josef von Enzenberg (b. 1802 - d. 1879), Innsbruck. Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund